Table 4

Characteristics of patients in whom Isabel was consulted

Factor

Number of DDSS consultation episodes (completed episodes)


PATIENT FACTORS

Age (n = 177)

Neonate

19

Infant

33

Young child (1–6 yrs)

61

Older child (6–12 yrs)

38

Adolescent

26

Primary diagnostic group (n = 77)

Respiratory

9

Cardiac

0

Neurological

6

Surgical

3

Rheumatology

5

Infections

31

Haematology

3

Other

20

Outcome (n = 104)

IP admission

58

Discharge

46

USER FACTORS

Grade (n = 177)

SHO

126 (79)

Registrar

51 (46)

OPERATIONAL FACTORS (n = 177)

Time of use

In hours (0800–1800)

113 (84)

Out of hours (1800-0800)

64 (41)

Centre

A

47 (30)

B

26 (25)

C

45 (20)

D

59 (50)


Ramnarayan et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2006 6:37   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-6-37

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